Carver County Board

In the final meeting of 2013, the Carver County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s 2014 levy and budget, as well as the long term financial plan for Carver County. For the ninth straight year, the county’s portion of property taxes will decrease for the average-value home in the county. The 2014 budget is set [...]

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October has been a busy month for the Carver County Board of Commissioners, who recently proclaimed October as two different awareness months, discussed their legislative priorities, and updated the ADA Transition Plan. At the Oct. 22 regular session of the board, October was proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. The national [...]

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At its meeting on Oct. 1, the Carver County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a joint powers agreement for cooperative purchasing. The agreement, which also includes Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties, allows the member counties to share purchasing powers when buying materials, supplies, services, and equipment in order to procure [...]

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Carver County Commissioners adopted the 2014 preliminary property tax levy at the Sept. 3 Board meeting. The proposed levy supports a significantly higher budget that will fund a new Highway 101 bridge project and new employee positions while decreasing county taxes on the average-value home. “This is the ninth year in a row that owners [...]

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Carver County drivers will soon be seeing a slight increase in their Wheelage Tax. A new state law now requires that counties either increase the wheelage tax to $10 per eligible registered vehicle, or eliminate the tax. On July 23, the Carver County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 (with commissioner Tom Workman voting against) to [...]

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The Carver County Board of Commissioners discussed and adopted its 2013 aquatic invasive species program at its Feb. 26 regular session. Parks Director Marty Walsh presented the Board with multiple options for the upcoming lake season, with the Board choosing Option B. This option includes inspection services at Lake Minnewashta, Lake Bavaria, Lake Waconia, as [...]

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